Classic Potato Salad

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Classic Potato Salad
15 May 2024

Originating in America, the potato has become widespread in European countries over time. Since it is rich in starch, it is known to be good for diabetes. It also plays an important role in stomach ulcers and quenching thirst. Potatoes, which were first consumed only by boiling, have started to be used in many recipes with different cooking methods over time. If your ingredients are ready, let's see how to make a classic potato salad that you can prepare in a short time, like 30 minutes.

How Many Calories is 1 Serving of Potato Salad?

While 100 grams of potato salad is about 70 calories, one serving is 130 calories. Potatoes, which have a very high carbohydrate value, contain plenty of starch. When consumed fried, it has an average of 310 calories.

Prep Time : 20 mins
Cook time : 10 mins
Servings : 6 People
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Classic Potato Salad


  • 3 potatoes (boiled and diced)
  • 1 onion (chopped and seasoned with salt)
  • 3 sprigs of scallion (finely chopped)
  • Half a bunch of fresh mint (finely chopped)
  • Half a bunch of parsley (finely chopped)
  • Salt
  • Cumin
  • Chili pepper
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tsp pomegranate sour
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp mustard
Classic Potato Salad


  1. Put the potatoes in a pot and boil them without peeling them. You can check whether they are cooked with a fork or knife. Then peel and cut into cubes. Add finely chopped parsley.
  2. Chop the onion, spring onion, and mint and add them to the potatoes.
  3. For the sauce, mix the spices, oil, mustard, lemon juice, and pomegranate sour in a bowl.
  4. After mixing the sauce well, pour it over the potatoes and stir it.
  5. You can serve by adding your favorite ingredients. Enjoy your meal.
Serving Suggestions

You can serve the potato salad with Turkish kisir salad with beets, pickles, and a grilled fillet of sea bass.

Expert Tips
  • When making potato salad, we need to pay attention to the potato we will use. We should prefer low-starch potatoes.
  • When boiling the potatoes, we should be careful that they do not scatter. For this reason, we should check frequently while boiling the potatoes.
  • When boiling potatoes, it is useful to add a pinch of salt to the boiling water. Thus, the potatoes will absorb the salt while boiling, and the flavor will increase even more.
  • Peeling the potatoes under cold water with the help of a knife will make it easier to get rid of the peel.
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